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La, Richard J.

La, Richard J.

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Institute for Systems Research
2403 A.V. Williams Bldg.
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Richard J. La received the B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1994, and the M.S. and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Before joining ISR and ECE he was a member of the systems engineering group at Alcatel U.S.A. and the mathematics of communication networks group at Motorola Inc.

He is a member of IEEE and has served on the technical program committee for IEEE ICC, ACM MobiHoc, and Wireless Internet.

Honors and awards

NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2003)

 

 

 

Internet congestion control, resource allocations in wireless networks, network performance modeling, application of game theory, contract theory, and network pricing mechanisms


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